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Lot 7371

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Type Coin
Title Lot 7371
Date 1842
Side obverse
Grade 50
Service Details NGC
Service Catalog # 7726
Denomination $2 1/2
Mint Mark O
Description 1842-O $2 1/2 -- Improperly Cleaned -- NGC Details. AU. Variety 1. Ex: "Col." E.H.R. Green. The 1842-O is a low mintage issue with just 19,800 pieces coined. A honey-gold example with peripheral luster and occasional softness of strike on the central motifs. Both sides display faint parallel hairlines, although they are less apparent on the reverse. Ex: "Colonel" E.H.R. Green; Green Estate; Partnership of Eric P. Newman / B.G. Johnson d.b.a. St. Louis Stamp & Coin Co.; Eric P. Newman @ $20.00; Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society. Realized $1292.50. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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